Defense Officials Attend Courtyard Ceremony for 9/11 Victims at Pentagon

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stand with Pentagon workers during the playing of the national anthem at a Sept. 11, 2013, ceremony in the Pentagon’s courtyard honoring those killed in a 9/11 attack on the building. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Michael Rhodes, the Defense Department’s director of administration and management, bow their heads during a prayer in memory of workers who were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attack during a courtyard ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel offers remarks to remember victims working in the Pentagon during the 9/11 terrorist attack during a courtyard ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Members of the Pentagon community stand to remember victims working in the Pentagon on the 9/11 terrorist attack during a courtyard ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a courtyard ceremony to remember victims working in the Pentagon on the 9/11 terrorist attack at the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks in remembrance of Pentagon workers killed in the 9/11 terrorist attack during a courtyard ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2013. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers remarks in remembrance of Pentagon workers killed in the 9/11 terrorist attack during a courtyard ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivers remarks to honor Pentagon workers killed in the 9/11 terrorist attack during a courtyard ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Pentagon workers listen during a ceremony to remember those who died in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the building during a courtyard remembrance ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2013. DOD photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean K. Harp
  • Michael Rhodes, the Defense Department’s director of administration and management, gestures toward the wall that was struck by a plane in the 9/11 attack on the building during a remembrance ceremony at the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2013.  DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia stands with Deanie Dempsey, wife of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a remembrance ceremony in the Pentagon courtyard, Sept. 11, 2013, in honor of those killed in the 9/11 terrorist attack on the building. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, greets  U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia after a courtyard ceremony Sept. 11, 2013, to remember workers who were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attack at the Pentagon. DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo